Derek Meddings (1931–1995)

Special Effects | Visual Effects | Actor
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KNOWN FOR 
Superman (1978) | Moonraker (1979) | GoldenEye (1995)
AWARDS 
Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 2 wins & 2 nominations More »
BORN 
Jan 15, 1931 (died Sep 10, 1995)
HEIGHT 
5' 10½" (1.79m)

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Past Film & Video (33 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for GoldenEyeGoldenEye Dedicatee, Miniature Effects Supervisor  Less 1995 $60MM $107MM / $352MM
  • Primary photo for The NeverEnding Story IIIThe NeverEnding Story III Visual Effects Supervisor  Less 1994 $17MM — / $1.3MM
  • Primary photo for GerminalGerminal Special Effects Coordinator  Less 1993 FRF 164MM $379K / —
  • Primary photo for Cape FearCape Fear Miniature Special Effects Supervisor (The Magic Camera Company)  Less 1991 $35MM $79MM / $103MM
  • Primary photo for Hudson HawkHudson Hawk Special Effects Supervisor, Supervisor (visual effects and miniatures, The Magic Camera Company)  Less 1991 $65MM $17MM / —
  • Primary photo for The NeverEnding Story II: The Next ChapterThe NeverEnding Story II: The Next Chapter Special Visual Effects  Less 1990 $36MM $17MM / —
  • Primary photo for BatmanBatman Special Visual Effects  Less 1989 $35MM $251MM / $411MM
  • Primary photo for High SpiritsHigh Spirits Special Effects Unit Director, Special Effects Unit Director  Less 1988 $17MM $8.6MM / —
  • Primary photo for Apprentice to MurderApprentice to Murder Special Effects  Less 1988 $466K / —
  • Primary photo for Mio in the Land of FarawayMio in the Land of Faraway Special Effects  Less 1987 SEK 55MM
  • Primary photo for Spies Like UsSpies Like Us Dr. Stinson, Visual Effects Supervisor  Less 1985 $22MM $60MM / —
  • Primary photo for Santa Claus: The MovieSanta Claus: The Movie Director Of Miniature Effects, Director Of Visual Effects  Less 1985 $50MM $24MM / —
  • Primary photo for SupergirlSupergirl Special Visual Effects  Less 1984 $35MM $14MM / —
  • Primary photo for KrullKrull Visual Effects Supervisor  Less 1983 $47MM $17MM / —
  • Primary photo for Superman IIISuperman III Additional Model Effects (uncredited)  Less 1983 $39MM $60MM / —
  • Primary photo for BanzaïBanzaï Special Effects Cameraman, Special Effects Supervisor  Less 1983 $3MM
  • Primary photo for For Your Eyes OnlyFor Your Eyes Only Visual Effects Supervisor  Less 1981 $28MM $62MM / $195MM
  • Primary photo for Invaders from the DeepInvaders from the Deep Director Of Special Effects  Less 1981
  • Primary photo for Superman IISuperman II Director Of Miniature Effects & Additional Flying Sequences  Less 1980 $54MM $108MM / —
  • Primary photo for MoonrakerMoonraker Visual Effects Supervisor  Less 1979 $34MM $70MM / $140MM
  • Primary photo for SupermanSuperman Model Effects Director & Creator  Less 1978 $55MM $134MM / $166MM
  • Primary photo for The Spy Who Loved MeThe Spy Who Loved Me Special Visual Effects  Less 1977 $14MM $47MM / $185MM
  • Primary photo for Aces HighAces High Special Effects  Less 1976 £1.2MM
  • Primary photo for Shout at the DevilShout at the Devil Models And Special Effects  Less 1976 $10MM
  • Primary photo for The Land That Time ForgotThe Land That Time Forgot Special Effects Supervisor  Less 1974 $1.5MM
  • Primary photo for The Man with the Golden GunThe Man with the Golden Gun Miniatures  Less 1974 $13MM $21MM / $98MM
  • Primary photo for ShadoShado Special Effects Coordinator  Less 1974
  • Primary photo for Live and Let DieLive and Let Die Special Effects  Less 1973 $7MM $35MM / $126MM
  • Primary photo for Fear Is the KeyFear Is the Key Special Effects  Less 1972
  • Primary photo for Z.P.G.Z.P.G. Special Effects  Less 1972
  • Primary photo for Journey to the Far Side of the SunJourney to the Far Side of the Sun Visual Effects Director  Less 1969
  • Primary photo for Thunderbird 6Thunderbird 6 Visual Effects Director  Less 1968
  • Primary photo for Thunderbirds Are GOThunderbirds Are GO Visual Effects Director  Less 1966
Past Television (11 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for ThunderbirdsThunderbirds (TV Series) Special Effects  Less 2015– 
  • Primary photo for Revenge of the Mysterons from MarsRevenge of the Mysterons from Mars (TV Movie) Supervising Director Of Visual Effects  Less 1981
  • Primary photo for Doctor WhoDoctor Who (TV Series) Special Effects (1 episode, 1974)  Less 1974 1
  • Primary photo for UFOUFO (TV Series) Special Effects (21 episodes, 1970), Special Effects Director (5 episodes, 1970), Visual Effects Supervisor (5 episodes, 1970)  Less 1970–1973 26
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  • Primary photo for The Secret ServiceThe Secret Service (TV Series) Visual Effects Director (1 episode, 1969)  Less 1969 1
  • Primary photo for Joe 90Joe 90 (TV Series) Supervising Visual Effects Director (1 episode, 1968)  Less 1968 1
    • Hi-Jacked (Oct 20, 1968) Supervising Visual Effects Director  Less
  • Primary photo for Captain Scarlet and the MysteronsCaptain Scarlet and the Mysterons (TV Series) Supervising Visual Effects Director (20 episodes, 1967), Visual Effects Supervisor (8 episodes, 1967)  Less 1967–1968 28
    • The Inquisition (May 14, 1968) Supervising Visual Effects Director  Less
    • Attack on Cloudbase (May 7, 1968) Supervising Visual Effects Director  Less
    • Flight to Atlantica (Apr 30, 1968) Supervising Visual Effects Director  Less
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  • Primary photo for ThunderbirdsThunderbirds (TV Series) Supervising Special Effects Director (31 episodes, 1965), Special Effects Director (1 episode, 1965)  Less 1965–1966 32
    • Give or Take a Million (Nov 27, 1966) Supervising Special Effects Director  Less
    • Ricochet (Oct 30, 1966) Supervising Special Effects Director  Less
    • Lord Parker's 'Oliday (Oct 23, 1966) Supervising Special Effects Director  Less
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  • Primary photo for StingrayStingray (TV Series) Special Effects Director (39 episodes, 1964)  Less 1964–1965 39
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  • Primary photo for Fireball XL5Fireball XL5 (TV Series) Special Effects (6 episodes, 1962)  Less 1962–1963 6
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  • Primary photo for SupercarSupercar (TV Series) Special Effects  Less 1961–1962
Self (11 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
Archive Footage (11 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE

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